Definition of Fiber. Meaning of Fiber. Synonyms of Fiber
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Definition of Fiber
FiberFiber Fi"ber, Fibre Fi"bre,, n. [F. fibre, L. fibra.]
1. One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the
tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted; as,
the fiber of flax or of muscle.
2. Any fine, slender thread, or threadlike substance; as, a
fiber of spun glass; especially, one of the slender
rootlets of a plant.
3. Sinew; strength; toughness; as, a man of real fiber.
Yet had no fibers in him, nor no force. --Chapman.
4. A general name for the raw material, such as cotton, flax,
hemp, etc., used in textile manufactures.
Fiber gun, a kind of steam gun for converting, wood, straw,
etc., into fiber. The material is shut up in the gun with
steam, air, or gas at a very high pressure which is
afterward relieved suddenly by letting a lid at the muzzle
fly open, when the rapid expansion separates the fibers.
Fiber plants (Bot.), plants capable of yielding fiber
useful in the arts, as hemp, flax, ramie, agave, etc.
Meaning of Fiber from wikipedia
used in the manufacture
materials. The strongest engineering materials often incorporate fibers
, for example carbon fiber
- An optical fiber
is a flexible, transparent fiber
made by drawing
gl**** (silica) or plastic
to a diameter slightly thicker
than that of a human
- Dietary fiber
fibre) or roughage
is the portion
of plant-derived food that cannot
be completely broken
down by human digestive
- Fibergl**** (US) or fibregl**** (UK) is a common
type of fiber
-reinforced plastic using
. The fibers
may be randomly
into a sheet...
is a method
of transmitting information
from one place
by sending pulses
of light through
an optical fiber
. The light...
- collagen fibers known
as tendons. A skeletal muscle refers
to multiple bundles
(fascicles) of cells joined together called muscle fibers
. The fibers
- Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
(American English), Carbon fibre reinforced polymer
(Commonwealth English), or carbon fiber reinforced
plastic, or carbon...
to the x (FTTX) (also spelled Fibre
to the x) or fiber
in the loop is a generic
term for any broadband network architecture using optical fiber
- A fiber
-optic cable, also known
as an optical-fiber
cable, is an ****embly similar
to an electrical
cable, but containing
one or more optical fibers
- Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fiber
that can be spun into co****, strong
threads. It is produced primarily
in the genus
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